Tag: College of Health Professions


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Embracing Change, Fueling Growth

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Check out the Spring issue of the UTHSC College of Health Professions Magazine. This issue focuses on the colleges goal of gaining Top 20 national ranking for each of its programs; introduces you to the new senior associate dean for Research and Graduate Studies and the new associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs;… Read More


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MLS Student Dedicated to Improving Quality of Life for All Citizens

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The Cooper-Young neighborhood in Memphis has historic landmark status, thanks to the work of its Landmarks Committee, which is chaired by Robert Hatfield, a Medical Laboratory Science student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Hatfield settled into the neighborhood while working in the information technology field. He said he feels “really plugged in”… Read More


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UTHSC To Award 852 Degrees During Spring Commencement Exercises

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will award degrees to 852 new health care professionals during its spring commencement ceremonies scheduled from May 7 through May 31. Each of the six colleges at UTHSC will hold a ceremony. The graduates include 119 from the College of Dentistry, 21 from the College of Graduate… Read More


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Department of Health Informatics and Information Management Wins Multiple Honors From Tennessee Health Information Management Association

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Five graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions Department of Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) took home honors from the Tennessee Health Information Management Association Foundation’s (THIMA) Honoree Celebration held last month at the Hilton Memphis. The honorees are: Rebecca Reynolds, EdD ,RHIA, FAHIMA, department chair and professor,… Read More


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OT Faculty Member Helps Visually Impaired Function More Fully

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Orli Weisser-Pike, OTD, OTR/L, CLVT, SCLV, CAPS, an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at UTHSC, was initially interested in the profession of art therapy. She could find no courses of study in that field at the time, so she looked into occupational therapy as an alternative.… Read More


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Garrett Bowdle Selected As Core Ambassador for American Physical Therapy Association

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Second-year physical therapy student Garrett Bowdle has been selected to be a Core Ambassador for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The position consists of serving as a communication liaison between the Student Assembly Board of Directors and each physical therapy and physical therapy assistant program in the state of Tennessee. The goal is to… Read More


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Vickie Barnes Receives TAASLP Lifetime Achievement Award

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Vickie Barnes, MA, CCC-SLP, received the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (TAASLP). The award is presented annually to a member who has made significant contributions to the profession over a lifetime. Barnes, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College… Read More


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UTHSC HIIM Student Among First Cohort of Sponsored Student Ambassadors for National Convention

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Tamika Douglas, a student in the Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) Program in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was one of 25 students in the country selected as a student ambassador for the recent American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) convention and exhibit recently held in… Read More